The annual DV Program makes Immigrant visas available to persons meeting simple, but strict, eligibility requirements:
For example, let’s say your background was as a Construction Carpenter. This is classified on O*Net as a Job Zone 2 occupation with an SVP range of 4.0 to <6.0. Therefore, this occupation will not qualify you for the DV lottery.
Complete program rules and answers to Frequently Asked Questions are available at usvisas.state.gov/dv/instructions